Matt Board is an exciting new composer, lyricist and playwright working in musical theatre. In addition to co-writing the score and book for Austentatious, his work includes: book, music and lyrics for the one-act, two-woman musical Two's A Crowd, which featured in the 2008 Perfect Pitch New Musicals Festival in London; music and additional lyrics for the short film The Dance To War (Catsnake Films); and incidental music for the new play Juvenilia. His songs have become a regular highlight of the Snappy Title cabaret evenings in London. His new children's musical, Ella and the Dragophant, will be premiering in the UK in 2011. His work has played to sell-out audiences and to critical acclaim across the Atlantic. He holds an MA in Musical Theatre Composition from Goldsmith's College, University of London.